One of the most awaited films of the year, Imtiaz Ali’s Love Aaj Kal is all set to hit theatres on 14th February. Featuring Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan in the lead, the romantic drama is a spiritual sequel of the 2009 film with the same name. Well, a recent interview of the director, in which he compared Kartik to Bollywood’s Badshah Shah Rukh Khan, has left fans excited to see the film. He stated that both of them are ‘thoroughly dedicated’.
Well, Kartik opened up about the statement in a recent chat with Bollywood Life and his reaction is the sweetest thing ever. The overwhelmed actor shared, “I think it's a huge compliment to come from Imtiaz Ali sir, who has actually worked with Shah Rukh Khan sir. He saying something like this is huge for me. I'm really, really happy. To be honest, I can't really compare myself or say anything about it because Shah Rukh sir is the biggest superstar and someone who's actually the 'King of Romance', but even if a miniscule comparison of 1% is possible with him, then it's a massive compliment for me. I hope that I can display even 1/10th of the romance in Love Aaj Kal that Shah Rukh Khan sir has shown in his films till now, which will be a huge thing for me.”
He continued to add, “So, I thank Imitaz sir who has really believed in me and given me this opportunity to play two characters who are romancing on screen, and showing that much amount of intensity and love, required in a romantic film. I'm just glad he chose me for that.”
Isn’t he just adorable? Well, we can’t wait to see how well he does in Love Aaj Kal. What’s your take on this comparison?